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The Resource The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver

Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel
Title
The poisonwood Bible
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The tale of one family's tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in post-colonial Africa. An evangelical minister discovers that everything--from garden seeds to Scripture--is transformed on African soil
Summary
The family of a fierce evangelical Baptist missionary--Nathan Price, his wife, and his four daughters--begins to unravel after they embark on a 1959 mission to the Belgian Congo, where they find their lives forever transformed over the course of three decades by the political and social upheaval of Africa
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
038329
Cataloging source
PWmBRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
960
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS 3561.I496
LC item number
P65 1999
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missionaries
  • Americans
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
Target audience
adult
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Oprah's book club."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-546)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14520498
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Extent
x, 546 pages
Isbn
9780060930530
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)00650579
  • (Sirsi) i9780060930530
Label
The poisonwood Bible : a novel, Barbara Kingsolver
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Oprah's book club."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-546)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14520498
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Extent
x, 546 pages
Isbn
9780060930530
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)00650579
  • (Sirsi) i9780060930530

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